Lastly, 2005 was also very, very good to the Great White Way, as theatergoers gave their regards to Broadway in the amount of $825 million, a new record and a 10 percent bump from 2004. I know what you're thinking: "Yeah, but tickets now cost like $15,000 each, Matty." Well, first, paid attendance was in fact up 5.7 percent; and second, only my S.U. buddies call me Matty.